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Fees and Financial Aid

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Billing Office, 1212 Student Affairs and Administrative Services Building (SAASB)
Telephone: (805) 893-3756
The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, 2103 Student Affairs and Administrative Services Building (SAASB)
Telephone: (805) 893-2432
Web site: www.finaid.ucsb.edu

The cost of attending the University of California, Santa Barbara will vary. Generally, however, the total undergraduate costs, including fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation, and personal expenses for three quarters on campus during the 2013-2014 academic year are estimated to be approximately $33,000 for residents of California and $55,000 for nonresidents, including international students. Total graduate student costs including fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation, and personal expenses for three quarters off campus are estimated to be approximately $36,000 for residents of California and $52,000 for nonresidents. A detailed breakdown of estimated expenses is available on the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships website at www.finaid.ucsb.edu/CostofAttendance.aspx.

The university’s accounts receivable billing system (known as Billing, Accounts Receivable, and Collections, or BARC) consolidates debts owed to the university, including fees, campus owned housing expenses, and library fines. Students receive a monthly statement of their account status whenever they have financial obligations to the university. Fee payment deadlines are published quarterly on the Registrar website at registrar.sa.ucsb.edu/calinfo.aspx.

Qualified students are eligible for financial assistance in the form of scholarships, loans, grants, and/or work-study. For more information on UCSB financial aid, students can visit the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships website at: www.finaid.ucsb.edu.